Anglophone crisis: PM Joseph Dion Ngute assures that the army crushed the separatists, but the latter reject these remarks
Cameroon Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute said federal troops had brought peace to conflict zones by crushing separatists and life was returning to normal. A statement that the separatists rejected.
According to a VOA report, separatist fighters in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon have rejected the Prime Minister’s statement that their fight for independence has been largely crushed. The PM had indicated that the separatists have lost their fight for the creation of an independent state in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon
“Schools in most of our cities and in many suburbs have become operational. Fresh vegetables, fresh peanuts and other Northwest food items that had completely disappeared from the markets have returned,” he said. “Plantation agriculture has returned to production. Petty trade and cross-border trade are flourishing. Road transport is becoming more and more fluid. Life is gradually returning to normal. »
These statements have all been rejected by the separatists who claim to continue their fight and believe that they are gaining strength and ground. They support their cause of an Ambazonia state, is still being championed despite Ngute’s statements that the few hundred remaining fighters have turned into armed gangs that disrupt the peace and commit serious human rights abuses like rape, kidnapping for ransom and the killing of innocent civilians.